What does urbanize mean?

Definitions for urbanize
ˈɜr bəˌnaɪzur·ban·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urbanize, urbaniseverb

    make more industrial or city-like

    "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"

  2. urbanize, urbaniseverb

    impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon

    "Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them"


  1. urbanizeverb

    To make something more urban in character.

  2. urbanizeverb

    To take up an urban way of life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urbanizeverb

    to render urban, or urbane; to refine; to polish

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urbanize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urbanize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of urbanize in a Sentence

  1. Cody Weber:

    It's the same story over and over again, you have these communities that are bleeding people, they're all heading to cities as we urbanize.

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  • αστικοποιώGreek
  • urbanizarse, urbanizarSpanish
  • kaupunkilaistua, kaupunkimaistaaFinnish
  • városiasodik, urbanizál, urbanizálódik, városiasítHungarian

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    established or prearranged unalterably
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. foreordained
    • C. occlusive
    • D. extroversive

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